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Weather Averages for Puerto Rico in September
Averages for Puerto Rico in September
September is a wonderful time to visit Puerto Rico. The resort is likely to be a bit quieter at this time of year because it falls at the end of the tourist season. You can expect scorching temperatures of up to 26°C during your stay, dropping to a pleasant 21°C in the evening.
You can expect plenty of sunshine during your stay; up to 10 hours a day. The sea water temperature is a pleasant 23°C. Expected rainfall is 9mm over 3 days.
Dates for the diary
A public holiday, Labour Day is marked by widespread festivities, which take place every year on the first Monday in September.
Fiesta del Charco (Festival of the Lagoon) in mid-September is a historic event with sporting contests centred around the lagoon, including fishing and water-based competitions.
Things to do
If you’re searching for a family-friendly excursion that everyone will enjoy, look no further than Sagittarius Cat-Star Day Cruise. A top favourite amongst water sport enthusiasts, this tour lasts 4-5 hours and provides you with the opportunity to try out many aquatic activities, including snorkelling, jet skiing, parasailing and a ride on a banana boat. In addition to the water sports, guests onboard the ship can also enjoy unlimited drinks and a buffet-style lunch, as well as the chance to see some of the local wildlife, including whales, dolphins, turtles and flying fish. Although sightings aren’t guaranteed, there is a very high chance you’ll see something, so make sure you bring your camera.
Boasting over 1,000 species of cactus, Cactualdea Cactus Park in La Aldea is a fascinating place to explore. Here you’ll find a huge variety of cactus plants originating from all over the world – including Guatemala, Madagascar, Mexico and Bolivia.
Sioux City is a wonderful place to spend the day with the whole family. This Western-style theme park features a ranch, saloon and zoo. Make sure you hang around for the evening BBQ and cowboy show.
Where to eat & drink
Restaurant Millennium Steakhouse boasts some of the best cooked steaks in the whole of Puerto Rico. The restaurant also offers a selection of other dishes, including pizza, salads and kebabs so there’s always something for everyone.
Las Caracolas de Amadores is the ideal place to indulge in some traditional Spanish tapas. Overlooking the beach, this restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and offers a large tapas menu full of popular favourites, including grilled sardines, fried calamari rings, stuffed sweet peppers, Canarian potatoes and saffron rabbit. In addition to the selection of tapas dishes, Las Caracolas de Amadores also provides diners with a comprehensive a la carte menu full of locally sourced meat-based dishes and freshly caught fish-based meals.
Holidaymakers in the mood for modern European food should consider dining at Restaurante Toro Bravo. Found in a small commercial centre just off the main road, this eatery offers an extensive menu, with something for everyone. Diners can choose from items such as steaks with a variety of sauces, BBQ ribs, lamb shoulder, seafood platter and meat kebabs, all of which come with salad or vegetables and Canarian potatoes, chips or potato gratin. Those dining with children will be pleased to hear that there is a varied kids’ menu available, too.
When it comes to fresh fish and seafood, Caballito de Mar is tough to beat. This small eatery can only seat a limited number of diners at one time, so making a reservation is a must. Some of the most popular dishes from the comprehensive menu include swordfish carpaccio, clams in a white wine sauce and seafood spaghetti. For diners not in the mood for fish, there is also a selection of vegetarian and meat-based dishes available, featuring items such as lamb chops, chicken skewers and fillet steak.
Established for over ten years, Dicey Reilly’s Irish Bar is a superb place for families and couples alike to spend an evening. The resident compare plays a variety of classic and modern tunes throughout the evening before an Irish musician takes to the stage to wow audiences with Celtic rock and rebel music every night from 10pm.
Sports fans who want to keep up with their team whilst on holiday should visit Hawaii Bar. Open every day from 10am until 3.30am, this bar is found in the Pasarella Centre and offers a number of plasma screens with full coverage of live sporting events, complete with English commentaries.
Open every day from 7pm until 3.30am, Harleys Dancing is a must-visit for anyone who wants to dance until the early hours. Found on the top floor of the Puerto Rico Commercial Centre, this club staffs friendly servers and barmen who regularly get involved with the dancing and partying to ensure everyone has an unforgettable experience
Where to stay
Boasting panoramic views which stretch across the resort, Sun Suite Royal is a fantastic choice for visitors looking for luxury accommodation in the south of Gran Canaria. Here guests can choose from a variety of rooms, including 48 recently upgraded apartments, with several VIP units found on the upper floors. Guests staying in the exclusive rooms have access to a private pool area, as well as reception, restaurants, bars, parking, sports facilities, children’s playground, laundrette, mini market, shuttle bus and entertainment programme.
When it comes to bed and breakfast accommodation in Puerto Rico, Puerto Principe Apartments are a fantastic choice. Here guests have access to a swimming pool and solarium, with a wide variety of restaurants, bars and shops only a short walk away. Just 500m away from the nearest beach, this complex provides accommodation in the form of standard rooms which feature balcony or terrace, bathroom, lounge, kitchenette and air conditioning
Golfers who don’t want to venture far from the course should consider staying at Portosol. Just a five minute walk away from the beach and 2km away from the Anfi Tauro Golf Course, this complex offers plenty of facilities, such as swimming pool, sun terrace, airport shuttle, excursion booking, and laundrette and Wi-Fi access. Accommodation is available in the form of one-bedroom apartments, each of which comes with full bathroom, living room, kitchenette, TV and safe.
Babalu Apartments are set in a quiet location, perfect for enjoying a relaxing break in Puerto Rico. Here you’ll find comfortable spacious rooms, large pool area, poolside bar, evening entertainment and a great selection of shops, bars and restaurants nearby.